Analyst Predict Successful Merger Between AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) And DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV)

The merger talks between DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV) and AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) have been on the limelight for a while but now there is the possibility that the two firms are about to successfully finish up the process. During one of the recent briefings, the two firms announced that they had decided to extend the negotiation period. […]

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) To Agree To Net Neutrality Once It Acquires DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV)

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is still in the negotiation and review processes for the acquisition of DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV). However, things do not seem to be going as expected. When the Federal Communications Commission introduced the net neutrality regulations, AT&T felt that the rules would interfere with most of its operations and thus derail them from their […]

Where Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL)’S Win In TV Service Will Come From

There is no longer doubt that Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) is working on a streaming TV service, although nobody knows exactly when that product will come to market. However, analysts are already citing where Apple’s future in TV service business really is – experience. Apple is well-situated to take advantage of the hate that people already […]

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Taps Carlyle Executive As Next Finance Chief

Last year, Michael J. Cavanagh shocked Wall Street when he decided to move on from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Well, now he has joined Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and will take up the position of the Chief Financial Officer. When Cavanagh switched lanes from J.P. Morgan, he was offered a position at The Carlyle Group […]

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Announces It Wants To Stop Being The Worst Company In America

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) seems tired of the constant negative ratings it has been receiving in the United States. The company has constantly received unattractive rankings and has been described as one of the poorest performers in the American market. Now the company wants relinquish the embarrassing status. Comcast has some strategies up its sleeves which […]

Activate Child-Friendly Zone On Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)’s Pay Television Service

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) introduced voice control features on its pay television service. The new feature will allow parents activate kid’s zone that offers access only to age-appropriate movies and shows. Brian Roberts, the Chief Executive also informed about a new voice-controlled remote control for company’s X1 operating system. It is an unique system that can […]

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) in Talks With Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC) For a Possible Merger

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) has reached out to Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC) for a possible merger of the two cable giants. The message given out by Charter is clear, they are ready to play nice with Time Warner this time. John Malone, the chairman of Libert Broadband Corp which is the largest shareholder of […]

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Faces Tough Questions After Its $45 Billion Time Warner Cable Deal Is Off

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is confronted with some difficult queries about plans afoot for the nation’s largest cable firm after its hopes of a big network evaporated with the termination of its $45 billion Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC) Cable deal. Comcast which is also the owner of NBCUniversal desired Time Warner Cable to strengthen its […]

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)and Tokyo Electron Limited call off merger Deal Due to Objection by Regulators

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) and Tokyo Electron Limited have called off their planned merger to create a giant supplier of chip maker equipment. The reason for the cancellation of deal was objection by Justice Department. In the last two years, there have been many attempts by major companies to acquire their competitors. However, the failure […]

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Faces Oppositions On The Mega-Merger With Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC)

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has faced stiff oppositions from its antitrust regulators on the mega-merger deal on the cards with media technology rival Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC). Both the companies haven’t been available to comment on the purported abandonment of the deal. The formal announcement of the abandoned $45 billion deal can come up anytime […]

FCC Staff Recommends Hearing On Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) –Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC) Merger

The proposal for a merger by Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC) received serious setbacks from the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC staff suggested a procedural hearing that could hinder the acquisition. If the merger does go through, it will be one of the biggest mergers in the history of the media […]

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Must Shed Assets To Save Itself, Says Analysts

According to industry analysts and lawyers, Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) must shed assets to satisfy the US officials, who are resisting their bids to take over Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC). Also, the shedding is required if Comcast wants to preserve the deal’s value. Moreover, they also say that the largest cable company of the US could sell subscribers […]

Strong Opposition For Proposed Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) And Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC)

Six U.S. senators asked the Justice Department and Federal Communications Commission to reject the proposed merger deal of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC). The deal is valued at $45 billion. The call of rejection came from Independent Senator Bernie Sanders and Democratic Senators Al Franken, Elizabeth Warren, Richard Blumenthal, Edward Markey […]

Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC) & Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) To Meet DoJ Officials Over Merger

The planned merger of Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC) and Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has enhanced the tensions of all the small players in the industry. Many of them complained to U.S. government for not allowing these two firms to merge. As per the reports, the representatives of Time Warner and Comcast are all set to meet […]

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Plans To Sit With Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC) To Decide On Concessions From Regulators

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has planned to sit down with Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC), preparing to meet up the Justice officials at the US DoJ. They will negotiate concessions, easing regulators’ concerns pertaining to the imminent merger of the two cable behemoths. Regulators To Decide Course Of Action First time since the inception of $45.2 […]